Herbert Rosenblum was ordained at JTSA (1954) and received a Ph.D. from Brandeis (1970). He has served congregations in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and has held academic positions in Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Tel Aviv.
Julia Watts Belser is Assistant Professor of Judaism at Missouri State University. She was ordained by the Academy for Jewish Religion, California and earned her Ph.D. in Jewish Studies at U.C. Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union.
Baila R. Shargel teaches Holocaust Studies at Manhattanville College. She has earned degrees in history and Jewish history at Goucher College, Baltimore Hebrew College, and the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Dan Ornstein is rabbi of Congregation Ohav Shalom and a writer living in Albany, NY. He is currently working on a book that explores t’fillah through comparisons with English-language poetry.
Joshua Kulp received his Ph.D. from Bar Ilan University. Kulp was one of the founders of the Conservative Yeshiva, where he is a member of the faculty. He also teaches at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies. In addition, Dr. Kulp coordinates the Mishnah Yomit project through the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. [End Page 99]